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SHAKESPEARE, William.

The One Hundred Fifty-Four Sonnets....

Designed and illustrated by Aldren Auld Watson.

Availability: In stock

Published: New York The Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1944

Stock Code: 123224

£500
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First Watson edition, first printing. Aldren Auld Watson (1917-2013) was an American artist and hand bookbinder, whose work includes illustrations for a 1948 edition of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Books.

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Description

Octavo (249 x 163 mm). Contemporary red morocco by Maurin, twin raised bands to spine lettered in gilt, floral decoration to spine in gilt, double gilt fillet to covers, turn-ins gilt, board edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green silk page marker, top edge gilt.

Illustrations

Title vignette and 11 plates by Watson.

Condition

Gift inscription to binder's blank. Loss to headcap, dark marking to spine and covers, a little rubbing to joints and tips. A very good copy.

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